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About Sutton

Sutton is a small hamlet of some 300 people, located in Bedfordshire near the towns of Potton, Sandy and Biggleswade. It comprises a church, school,  public house, golf club and a village hall.

You can find out more about the village, including the vision for the future in the Sutton Neighbourhood Plan.

Sutton Bedfordshire roadsign



All Saints Church was built in the 12th Century and Sutton Castle soon after, cerca 1220.


In the 14th Century, John of Gaunt, son of King Edward III, resided close to where the John O'Gaunt Golf Club is now.

All Saints Church, Sutton, Beds

The Packhorse Bridge

The beautiful Packhorse Bridge over Potton Brook was built in the 14th or 15th Century to support wool transportation between the towns of Bedford and Dunstable.


It provides an ideal location for the very popular Sutton duck race, usually held in June. 

Sutton Packhorse Bridge and ford

Sutton's history


For more information, please see the following sources:

British History

UK Genealogy Archives

National Archive - catalogue for the sale of Sutton Park Estate in 1939

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